Jonas De Ro was born and trained in Gand, a Belgian city known for being a very active university and cultural center.
After completing his artistic studies with a master’s degree in traditionalanimation he chooses not to pursue a career in animation; he starts traveling with his camera, concentrating most of his shots on materials and objects, so much so that he is recognized as a texture photographer.
Inspired by the beauty and variety of the places he meets, together with the images taken, Jonas begins to work also on landscapeillustrations, inserting surreal elements.
In fact, from these works shared in the network, he get noticed by the creators of Matrix, one of the most ingenious, creative and innovative trilogies of the last decades, and from here his career takes off.
Today Jonas is a freelance concept artist and illustrator who works for the entertainment industry, has worked on feature films such as Edge of Tomorrow, Guardians of the Galaxy, Jupiter Ascending, Cinderella, The Jungle Book and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, as well as having contributed to TV series and videogames.